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Liverpool & Man City told to sign Paul Pogba this summer

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Liverpool and Manchester City should both try to sign Manchester United’s Paul Pogba this summer, according to Darren Bent.

Pogba arrived at Old Trafford in the summer of 2016 for a then world record fee of £89million, but has often found himself made a scapegoat when United have disappointed since.

He’s been absent for much of this season due to ankle injuries, and the World Cup winner underwent ankle surgery at the beginning of January.

The Frenchman has featured in just seven Premier League games this season, having been out of action for almost three months between October and December.

Liverpool & Man City told to sign Paul Pogba this summer
Paul Pogba is currently injured

The Red Devils have struggled without Pogba, who is currently continuing his rehab in Dubai and are in real danger of missing out on European football next term.

At present they sit seventh in the league, below the likes of Sheffield United, with just 35 points from 25 games.

He told talkSPORT: “At times you have to feel a bit sorry for him. He’s the scapegoat for absolutely everything [at Manchester United].

“Even when he’s not playing people blame him and they’re always talking about him.

“I don’t think sometimes the social media aspect helps him. When he says he’s ill and then he’s at his brother’s wedding dancing around – evidently that rubs people up the wrong way.

Sources: Mirror